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Songwriting Guides > Performing
Songwriting Guides
Performing
Cathering BellPlaying live is a good way to get noticed. "People send in so much stuff to us it can get buried". Catherine Bell, Director Rights at Chrysalis Music Ltd in Becoming a performer.
Why perform your own songs?
It's nerve-wracking but find out why it's always worthwhile for a songwriter.

Becoming a performer
Tips on how to be professional and what to do if the PA breaks.

Vocal training
If you don't want to end up with nodules, follow this advice.

Gigs
Why gigging will help get the A&R man interested.

Getting paid for a gig
What steps to take to make sure you get paid for your efforts.

Songwriting Guides Writing a Song Performing Why Perform your Own Songs? Becoming a Performer Vocal Training Gigs Getting Paid for a Gig Working with Other Writers In the Studio Publishers Record Companies Management Staying on Track
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